Punto in Aria Point

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

7.5 x 292 cm (2 15/16 x 114 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.92 x .075

Accession Number

86.27

Medium or Technique

Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of shields and the lozenges bearing bees, and the coat-of-arms of the Barberini Family. The shields are surmounted by a crown, and the whole is held together by delicate forms. Sewed to the lower ends are points. Pieced.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Adams